Candid street photography: lose your inhibitions and shoot portraits with impact

    | Photography Tips | 13/12/2012 02:00am

    How to position yourself (and camera) to shoot street portraits


    How to position yourself for candid street photography


    • Keep one eye open to watch out for passers by.
    • Get low down for better composition and intimate shots.
    • Shoot in Continuous mode to help capture the peak action.
    • Don’t always shoot on a long lens. Fit a wide-angle too.
    • A steady support is always important for getting the sharpest shots.

    The best camera settings for candid street photography

    Like a good Martini, select the best camera settings so you’re ready to shoot anytime, any place, anywhere.

    • Metering – Overall for consistency when framing.
    • Exposure mode – TV or AV for instant good exposures.
    • Burst mode – Continuous shooting to grab the action.
    • Power – Leave turned on so you’re always ready to shoot.

    PAGE 1: How to get close to your subject
    PAGE 2: How to position yours (and best camera settings) for street portraits
    PAGE 3: The best locations for candid street photography


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    Posted on Thursday, December 13th, 2012 at 2:00 am under Photography Tips.

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